Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Le Penguin is the most social hostel in Faro! If meeting new people and having a good time is your thing, don't look any further and come stay with us!

We have a maximum capacity of 30 people, which is the perfect number for keeping our homely feel while enjoying a fun and vibrant atmosphere.

Our friendly staff, formed by a team of passionate and laid back travellers, will do everything they can to make sure that you have an amazing time in our hostel and in Faro.

We know what travellers need because we love travelling too! That's why we offer all the facilities that a backpacker needs, including WiFi, hair dryer, a great breakfast, tea and coffee, lockers, luggage storage, movies, games, flexible check-out and much more. All free of charge, because we also hate hidden costs! And we are still working to make it even better!

Every night we offer different activities to help all the guests and staff to get together:

- Quiz Nights
- Ping-Pong Tournaments
- Beer-Pong Tournaments
- Drinking Games
- Pub Crawls
- Beach Trips

For those who want a peaceful and relaxing time, we have a quiet living room where you can read a book from our selection and a TV room where you can watch Netflix or play some PlayStation.

Le Penguin is a very social hostel, where you can easily meet new people, but we know how important is to keep a respectful and fun vibe instead of a crazy drunken atmosphere.

Don't miss our daily dinners, when you can have amazing food for great value while you get the chance to meet the other travellers!

Please note:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 2 PM to 1 AM.
Check out before 12 PM.

Payment upon arrival by cash or credit card.
Taxes included*
*City taxes not included " As from the 1st of March until the 31st of October there will a €1,5 per night on each person up to 7night will be added to your final bill upon arrival"; Any more information just send us a message.
Breakfast included.
No curfew.

No Visitors Allowed at the Hostel.

Unfortunately we cannot host guest younger than 18 years old. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Jun 2021
    Super atmosphere hostel with great staff and amazing breakfast.
    Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    16 Jun 2021
    The most amazing staff who made us so welcome and included everyone in evening drinks and meals. The breakfast included is delicious, and be sure to include yourself in the evening meals as Adam is a great cook, usually for only €8 and so worth it. Timone, Gio and Marco always gave good advice on what to visit and do in the day and even joined us on a trip out. Very sociable hostel. I will be returning asap! Sad to leave x
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    06 Jun 2021
    Great, phenomenal staff, fab outside space to chill and delicious breakfast and dinner all home cooked by staff... highly recommend xx
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    05 Jun 2021
    Great place to stay! Everyone who works there is super chill and friendly, and they do group dinners for €6/€8 which helps give a good social atmosphere 🍢👌 Also still busy-ish even in covid which is always nice
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    15 Jun 2021
    Great little hostel with friendly staff and good breakfast. Would stay again!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    26 May 2021
    This place is on another level when it comes to hospitality! The staff instantly feel like they’re your friends, and you get to meet fantastic people too! If you want a true hostel experience, this is the place to go! If you are looking for a great social experience and understand what a hostel is, book it without hesitation! Greetings Peter:)
    Poland, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    15 Apr 2021
    The Penguin Hostel has managed to turn ehat would've been the low of my trip into a high point, full of socializing, fun nights and exquisite tour trips from the staff. I am really, really glad that I had the opportunity to experience it! Give a warm knuckleshake to Adam and the staff for me : )
    Poland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    20 May 2021
    We stayed 4 nights and it was sociable, making friends on first night, there is the bar still partially open throughout the day, some evenings were cut short due to behaviour of other guests but were still able to use the social area until late. Adam and the volunteers were very helpful. Adam would arrange tables for us at different bars due to the 10:30pm covid restrictions. Overall a really nice stay, would recommend if looking for a sociable hostel :)!!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    09 May 2021
    The hostel is quite nice and the atmosphere can be quite cool. It is not exactly in the center but also not far. I think the main negative point from me was that sometimes people felt uncomfortable by the behavior of the hostel manager. Quite often he was talking about how he punch people and he did talk to some other guests in a tone that was not the best for a relaxed stay.
    Portugal, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    21 May 2021
    I stayed for 2 nights and it was OK. The supermarket is just over the road. Bus 16 takes you to the airport and beach. Hostel in a good location for everything you need.
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation